ISO 14001 requirements are as follows

Within the ISO standard there are elements of ISO 14001 that are required to be met by organisations seeking formal recognition for their EMS. ISO 14001 requirements are as follows:

An environmental policy supported by senior management;

The identification of environmental aspects and impacts, and the identification of significant environmental impacts that the organisation may cause;

Identification of environmental compliance requirements;

The development of objectives and targets, and their environmental management programs;

Defined resources, roles, responsibilities and authorities for environmental management;

The development of competence, training and awareness procedures;

A communication process of the EMS to all stakeholders and interested parties;

The development of EMS documentation as required by the standard;

The development of document control procedures;

The development of operational control procedures;

The development of emergency preparedness and response procedures;

The development of procedures to monitor and measure operations that can have significant impact to the environment;

An evaluation of compliance procedure;

Procedures developed for the management of non-conformance, corrective and preventative actions;>

The development of a records management procedure;

A program for completing internal EMS audits and corrective actions; and

The development of procedures for management review by senior management.